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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

Clicking on 'View full article' will direct you to the Release on the council's own website. To view a list of the LGA's Media Releases click here, and to view all of one council's releases visit that Council's site - click here. Please note the LGA disclaimer below.

Latest News and Media Releases List

Council Christmas New Year Trading Hours

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
5 December 2019 4:57pm
To view councils trading hours over the Christmas and New Year Period please click below.

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Active Recreation Facilities Plan

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 December 2019 3:23pm

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Free Community Movie Night

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
5 December 2019 1:58pm
Hosted by Tumby Bay YAC

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Double act: WRC’s two Citizens of the Year for 2020

(Wakefield Regional Council)
5 December 2019 1:53pm

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Christmas/ New Years Eve Office Opening Hours

(District Council of Robe)
5 December 2019 12:22pm

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Saying thank you to our community volunteers

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 December 2019 12:12pm

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Gall Park Management Committee - Call for Community Representatives

(Kingston District Council)
5 December 2019 11:32am

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Minister backs Mayor's call

(Whyalla Council)
5 December 2019 07:35am
More assurances on school sites

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Minutes 2 December 2019

(District Council of Grant)
4 December 2019 2:12pm
The Council minutes for Monday 2 December 2019 are now available

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A star is awarded: Sophie is top VET for 2019

(Wakefield Regional Council)
4 December 2019 12:38pm
For Sophie, working with children and helping them “develop to their full potential” is the dream.

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Scam Alert - Scammers Impersonating the ATO

(Adelaide Plains Council)
4 December 2019 12:23pm
The ATO (Australian Taxation Office) have issue a warning due to scammers impersonating the ATO during this time of the year. For more information, please click read more.

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Rumbelow Records Showcase

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
4 December 2019 12:14pm
Rumbelow Records is a new youth project and the brainchild of Jordan Holmes, to showcase emerging and established local musicians.

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International Day of People with a Disability Award Winners 2019

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
4 December 2019 10:41pm
Congratulations to Mathew Hattam and Serenity Nursery.

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Advance Road Work Notice – Resealing Works

(Adelaide Plains Council)
4 December 2019 09:34am
Notice of Upcoming works at Old Port Wakefield Road to Brookes Road Two Wells.

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Marina beach in construction site

(Whyalla Council)
4 December 2019 07:32am
Loading area for jetty construction

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Christmas / New Year Administrative Arrangements

(Light Regional Council)
3 December 2019 4:34pm
Light Regional Council provides the following information in relation to its Christmas / New Year closure.

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Special Meeting of Council

(Regional Council of Goyder)
3 December 2019 2:39pm
Pursuant to Section 82 of the Local Government Act notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Regional Council of Goyder will be held in the Burra Council Chambers, 1 Market Square Burra on Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 1:00pm.

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December Council Meeting 17 December 2019

(Renmark Paringa Council)
3 December 2019 12:48pm

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Office Closure

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
3 December 2019 11:43am
Christmas / New Year

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Office Closure

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
3 December 2019 11:41am
Friday 13 December 2019

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Waterfront Consultation gives Council Clear Direction

(District Council of Grant)
3 December 2019 11:07am
The public consultation process for The Waterfront Stage 2 has successfully helped shape and direct the project as Council quickly moves from concept to detailed design phase.

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Council Christmas Closure & Holiday Waste Collection Services

(Wattle Range Council)
3 December 2019 10:40pm

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Coffin Bay road works

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
3 December 2019 08:46am

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Library Christmas book offer

(Whyalla Council)
3 December 2019 08:36am
Buy one book and get one free

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Mayor congratulates Apex

(Whyalla Council)
3 December 2019 07:55am
Celebrating another great pageant and fair

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Bennett Oval project stays on track

(Whyalla Council)
3 December 2019 07:18am
Carpentry crews thanked for big effort

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Mallee Routes: Photographing the Mallee

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
2 December 2019 6:04pm
Beautiful and powerful views of the magnificent Mallee regions are the centre point of the next exhibition at Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.

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Burra Cultural Centre

(Regional Council of Goyder)
2 December 2019 4:54pm
Council is seeking feedback on the DRAFT Cultural Centre Design Development Report.

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Fleurieu Regional Assessment Panel

(District Council of Yankalilla)
2 December 2019 4:17pm
Alexandrina Council and the District Council of Yankalilla are seeking Expressions of Interest from people who would like to be part of the newly created Fleurieu Regional Assessment Panel (FRAP)

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Jetty starts to stretch out

(Whyalla Council)
30 November 2019 2:36pm
Diagram shows scale of 165m structure

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State Government buys Whyalla steel

(Whyalla Council)
30 November 2019 1:32pm
650 tonnes for new high school

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Trucks top Kybunga Road after Council works

(Wakefield Regional Council)
29 November 2019 4:42pm
Wakefield Mayor Rodney Reid said keeping the trucks moving, kept our industries moving.

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Council supports childcare centre for Snowtown

(Wakefield Regional Council)
29 November 2019 4:34pm
“This is an exciting venture which will also create some employment opportunities within itself..."

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New maze feature for After Pageant Fair

(Whyalla Council)
29 November 2019 2:26pm
Another free activity in Ada Ryan Gardens

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Traffic improvements study- Lightsview

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
29 November 2019 2:07pm

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Community Panel- Victoria Road Air Quality Study

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
29 November 2019 11:33am

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UnitingSA says thanks to Council

(Whyalla Council)
29 November 2019 07:47am
Delegation sees HMAS Whyalla project

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Reconciliation plan launch

(Whyalla Council)
29 November 2019 07:06am
Council commits to cultural program

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Riverland Special School - Clean Up Australia Day

(The Berri Barmera Council)
28 November 2019 5:02pm
As part of a term project, the Riverland Special School focused on litter and waste education.

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Quartz trucks on our roads

(Whyalla Council)
28 November 2019 4:55pm
GFG Alliance heads up for community

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Get on your bike for toy run

(Whyalla Council)
28 November 2019 3:13pm
Annual event for Christmas Pageant

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Drought Community Support Initiative

(District Council of Cleve)
28 November 2019 2:29pm
St Vinnies are offering a second round of drought support funding for those doing it tough due to the drought.

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Agenda 2 December 2019

(District Council of Grant)
28 November 2019 1:56pm
The Council agenda for Monday 2 December 2019 is now available.

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Eyre & Far North Local Health Network

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
28 November 2019 12:16pm
Strategic Plan Regional Consultation Tour

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Public Consultation - Waikerie Riverfront & Trails Update Draft Concept Master Plan

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
28 November 2019 11:56am
Council together with the Waikerie Delivers Committee has developed a draft concept master plan for the Waikerie Riverfront and Trails Project, following community feedback a further refined plan focusing on the western end of the riverfront has been developed. Please click below for full details and plans.

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Road closures for pageant

(Whyalla Council)
28 November 2019 11:43am
Traffic affected from 3-6pm

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Eyre and Far North Local Health Network - Strategic Plan - survey and listening post

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
28 November 2019 10:09pm
The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network are looking to the future and consulting with community members, staff, partner organisations and practitioners on the development of a 5 year Strategic Plan. What could be done differently? What do you want for the future? What is Working? Have your say by completing a short survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EFNHEALTH There will be a listening post held in Cowell on Monday 2nd December at 4.30pm at the Ivy Caire Centre, South Terrace.

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Child Care Centre public consultation

(Whyalla Council)
28 November 2019 08:42am
Have your say on proposed policies

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AFL tours Bennett Oval

(Whyalla Council)
28 November 2019 07:43am
Venue well on track for pre-season game

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Council Meeting Wrapup November 2019

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
27 November 2019 4:14pm

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Website Changes

(Campbelltown City Council)
27 November 2019 3:49pm
Are you having trouble connecting to our website? We are making some changes.

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Semaphore Christmas Market

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
27 November 2019 12:41pm

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Media Release - Mallala Units Rent Review

(Adelaide Plains Council)
27 November 2019 11:59am
Adelaide Plains Council owns units at 10-12 Aerodrome Road, Mallala (known as Dunstan Court) and Unit 2/7 Chivell Street, Mallala. The properties were previously managed by an external service provider (initially Barossa & Districts Housing Association and later Junction & Women’s Housing). In March 2018, the external management concluded and the properties were returned to Council. For more information, please click 'read more'.

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter 21 October 2019

(Coorong District Council)
27 November 2019 11:39am

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Nature's Best, Let's Plan The Rest

(District Council of Yankalilla)
27 November 2019 11:00am
Help plan the future of this region! Nature's Best, Let's Plan the Rest is possibly the most extensive community consultation that we've ever undertaken. We want to hear from you to help us plan effectively for the future. There are lots of ways you can get involved! You can attend community forums in townships across the district, join in online discussions, write to us, send us a Mayor for a Minute video, attend a 'What's the Future' community event and more! What you tell us over the coming months will help us to prepare our Strategic Plan for 2020-2030.

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Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

(Whyalla Council)
27 November 2019 07:12am
Fun event in Whyalla on December 3

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Pageant entries line up

(Whyalla Council)
26 November 2019 5:23pm
More than 40 floats and heaps of stall holders

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Bins for Blokes

(The Berri Barmera Council)
26 November 2019 4:12pm
More than 1.34 million men and boys in Australia are living with incontinence.

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter 25th September 2019

(Coorong District Council)
26 November 2019 2:50pm

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Port Augusta's Success in Regional Growth Fund

(Port Augusta City Council)
26 November 2019 1:15pm
Regional Growth Fund unlocks $100,770 towards revitalising Port Augusta

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Port Augusta's Success in Regional Growth Fund

(Port Augusta City Council)
26 November 2019 1:11pm
Port Augusta City Council has been successful in receiving $100,770 from the Regional Growth Fund which will assist in upgrading infrastructure around the foreshore and Central Business District to enhance the tourist experience and provide additional vibrancy for the Port Augusta community.

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Planting native colour in our city

(Whyalla Council)
26 November 2019 10:12pm
Parks crews continue rolling program

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Arno Bay New Year's Eve Dry Zone

(District Council of Cleve)
26 November 2019 10:11pm
Please take note that a dry zone area will be in place on New Year’s Eve for the Arno Bay Foreshore (as detailed in the map below) from 11:00pm on Tuesday 31 December 2019 to 8:00am on Wednesday 1 January 2020 in an effort to minimise possible anti-social behaviour.

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Christmas office hours

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
26 November 2019 00:00am
Please note the LGA office will close for the Christmas break at 12:30pm on Friday 20 December 2019.

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Public Consultation: Proposed Changes to Community Land Management Plan for Robe’s Oval and Sports Complex

(District Council of Robe)
25 November 2019 3:22pm

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URGENT NOTICE - Talia Caves - Temporary Closure

(District Council of Elliston)
25 November 2019 2:39pm
WARNING - Cliff structure collapse - Talia Caves is unstable and dangerous - signage is in place. Council is working to make the area safe. Please note another large boulder is very close to falling. Please avoid until further notice. Thank you for your understanding.

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Wakefield 2030 community forum lands in Balaklava

(Wakefield Regional Council)
25 November 2019 2:31pm
Wakefield 2030 landing in Balaklava

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Roads Opening - Sections 242,263 Hundred of Playford

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
25 November 2019 1:50pm

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Mount Gambier & District Saleyards Ramping Up!

(District Council of Grant)
25 November 2019 1:09pm
The District Council of Grant are very pleased with the announcement yesterday (24 November 2019) by the Minister for Agriculture, Food & Fisheries and Regional Development, the Hon Tim Whetstone, MP, of funding of $385,000 from the State Government’s Regional Growth Fund towards a co-funded $770,000 project for the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards.

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Olivia's art connects with uneARTh

(Whyalla Council)
25 November 2019 11:45am
Poster competition winner announced

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Millicent Public Library | Customer Service Survey

(Wattle Range Council)
25 November 2019 09:27am

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Civic Park weekend toilet closures

(Whyalla Council)
22 November 2019 4:45pm
Vandalism forces Council to lock up facilities

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Hook, Line and Thinker

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
22 November 2019 1:34pm

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Amnesty on Car Bodies

(District Council of Elliston)
22 November 2019 11:58am
Council is offering residents of the Elliston District the opportunity, for a limited time, to deposit car bodies (with gas tanks removed) free of charge at Council Transfer Stations. The amnesty period commences on 20 November 2019 and will expire on 27 March 2020. Please contact Adriana Kropej on 8687 9909 or akropej@elliston.sa.gov.au for further information.

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

(Adelaide Plains Council)
22 November 2019 11:19am
Click this article for more information about office hours, libraries, transfer station and kerbside waste collection over the holiday period

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Public Notice

(District Council of Elliston)
22 November 2019 08:53am
Draft amended Community Land Management Plans and Register

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Council's annual report released

(Whyalla Council)
22 November 2019 08:36am
Unearthing a bright future for Whyalla

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Workers Accommodation Development Application (Old TAFE site) - Statement from the CEO

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 November 2019 4:16pm

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District Council of Robe's new Facebook page

(District Council of Robe)
21 November 2019 3:34pm

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Business Food Waste Trial Project Report Released

(Kangaroo Island Council)
21 November 2019 3:20pm
The Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority conducted a Business Food Waste Trial Project to increase the rate of diversion of Food Organics and Green Organics (FOGO) into the green organics waste stream. Read all about FOGO on Kangaroo Island, the In Vessel HotRot System and find the report on the Business Food Waste Trial Project here.

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Key Milestones Achieved on Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade

(District Council of Grant)
21 November 2019 1:23pm
Three major project milestones on the $9.2M the Mount Gambier Regional Airport have been achieved on time and within budget. The airfield ground lighting upgrade, runway extension and heavy aircraft apron are now completed and in service.

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Notice for Proposed By-Law - No. 6 - Motor Cycle Amenity

(Adelaide Plains Council)
21 November 2019 11:39am

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Public Consultation - Road and Public Places Naming Policy and Rural Property Addressing Polocy

(Adelaide Plains Council)
21 November 2019 11:08am
Please click 'read more' to be taken to Council's public consultation page to view the two mentioned policies.

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Success at the Planning Institute of Australia SA Awards

(Alexandrina Council)
21 November 2019 09:51am
Commendation Award

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Four Seasons on the Fleurieu Coast Expressions of Interest now sought

(District Council of Yankalilla)
21 November 2019 09:10am
Expressions of Interest are now open for the Four Seasons on the Fleurieu Coast exhibitions.

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Community Input Sought for New Strategic Plan

(District Council of Grant)
20 November 2019 3:32pm
The District Council of Grant is seeking community input as it commences a 10 year strategic planning journey.

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Public Notice

(District Council of Elliston)
20 November 2019 10:17pm
Proposed revocation of classification of community land

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Minutes 18 November 2019

(District Council of Grant)
20 November 2019 08:49am
The Council minutes for the meeting on Monday 18 November 2019

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Story Dogs say thanks to Council and school

(Whyalla Council)
20 November 2019 07:46am
Special assembly to present certificates

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Volunteers needed for beach wheelchairs

(Whyalla Council)
20 November 2019 07:28am
Learn how you can help at the foreshore

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Mayor attends solar farm event

(Whyalla Council)
20 November 2019 07:08am
Cultana Solar Farm project to start soon

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Twilight Christmas Parade and Afterparty Photos

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 November 2019 4:22pm

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Catastrophic fire danger day – are you prepared?

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 November 2019 3:23pm

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Catastrophic fire danger to bring forward kerbside collection

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 November 2019 12:26pm

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Introducing SA's new planning and development system

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 November 2019 11:25am

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Phill Stone our new Deputy Mayor

(Whyalla Council)
19 November 2019 10:49pm
Councillor humbled by election

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November Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
18 November 2019 7:25pm
Brief rundown of business from tonight's ordinary meeting

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Rotary Christmas Pageant and Community Christmas Party

(Port Augusta City Council)
18 November 2019 3:09pm

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Road Closure - Glossop High School Prom - 29th November 2019

(The Berri Barmera Council)
18 November 2019 11:36am

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Inflatable fun on Millicent Lake this Saturday

(Wattle Range Council)
18 November 2019 09:56am

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